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Huong Lai

38 Ly Tu Trong St. Dist.1, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
+84 8 3822 6814
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Ranked #30 of 1,428 Restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $7 - $15
Cuisines: Vietnamese
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine, Dining on a budget
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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English first
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 NEW

I come really often to this place. The food is really good specialy the chicken tamarin. I really recommand this place!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

The staff is very nice and helpful, the place is clean and cozy and its location is fine. The food is great and prices are very reasonable. Very recommendable.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

On trip advisor and guide book listings my sister and I went for dinner. Australian google maps sent us in the wrong direction but we recovered and found it easily. The claypot pork was delicious. We also had noodles and finished with a very yummy creme caramel each. Our bill was 411000 dong including wine water and cola. Staff were... More

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Houston, Texas
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 via mobile

I went here in a group of five and we all ordered the set menu. The food was delicious and a bargain (about $12 per person), but even more so we loved the atmosphere! The staff was incredibly welcoming and really took pride in their foreign language skills.

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Oberhausen, Germany
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11 reviews 11 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

We went to this place on a thursday evening to have dinner for two. We were lucky to get a table as we did not have a reservation. However, we arrived rather early (6.30 pm) so there still a few feee tablrs. Soon after the place was full and several parties who wanted to have dinner had to be sent... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 reviews 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We only discovered this restaurant at our last night's stay in HCMC, otherwise we would have gone back the next day! The food is really good (vietnamese food with a yummy twist) and the service is great (the waiters are very friendly and serve with a smile). It might be a bit pricier than some other restaurants (although we ate... More

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Kingsley, Hampshire
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37 reviews 37 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

The service was excellent, the food was very good - won't trouble the Michelin crowd but it's really very good. Left a decent tip and took a photo of the bill for our memories of paying 1.1 million for four including drinks. Exceptional value for the tourist and a great cause, so why on earth not? Loved it.

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2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

A bland, skimpy riffoff ($5 for soup might be cheap in Japland!) Japanese inspired modern "fusion" dumbed down interpration of Vietnamese traditional cuisines! Exquisite turn of century colonial architecture and graceful decorum and benehoting a good cause were the only saving grace about this place, as the waitress was pushy, always barging in people (on a date date) conversation to... More

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California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

We went looking for this restaurant for lunch since it is a training place for disadvantaged youth and has home style Vietnamese food. You do have to climb some steep stairs to enter the restaurant so it is not recommended if you are unable to do so. We were not disappointed. The young people who served us were trying so... More

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Daejeon, South Korea
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

food was bit salty but was really great and the staff are really friendly and I was really impressed their intention for helping orphan I will definitely visit again

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